Francisco Guzman

Contributing Writer

Francisco Guzman is a journalist from Atlanta, Georgia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. His work has been published on USA TODAY, CNN and news outlets around the country.

Recent Contributions

The perfect email deserves the perfect ending. But what is the right way to close an email? Well, that depends on who will be reading it.

By Francisco Guzman & Desiree Bowie

Humans aren't the only animals that can count, use logic, make tools or form lasting bonds with others. Meet 10 of the smartest creatures in the animal kingdom.

By Francisco Guzman & Austin Henderson

You may have never cleaned your dryer vent before but there are many reasons why you should. Plus, it's pretty easy to do. We'll show you how.

By Francisco Guzman


You've found ants in your home and want to get rid of them as quickly as possible. There are lots of ways to do this, most of them natural.

By Francisco Guzman

If we took all the U.S. dollars, British pounds and every other currency out there and added them up, how much would it come to? Find out why it's so hard to figure out how much money there is in the world.

By Kathryn Whitbourne & Francisco Guzman

Unique among the U.S. armed forces, the Coast Guard is perpetually on active duty, entrusted with lots of responsibilities, including saving lives at sea and enforcing maritime laws.

By Ed Grabianowski & Francisco Guzman

AAPI Month commemorates two important dates in Asian American history, but it wouldn't have become a reality without the efforts of one determined woman with some Congressional backing.

By Francisco Guzman


Chinese New Year is made up of a rich fabric of symbols, traditions and superstitions designed to influence the future. With a cultural heritage that spans more than 5,000 years, it's a 15-day celebration filled food that may shape your future.

By Sara Elliott & Francisco Guzman

For most of us, "special ops" is what we see in the movies. But special operations forces are for real, and the U.S. Navy version — the SEALs — completes some of the most dangerous military missions in the world.

By Lee Ann Obringer & Francisco Guzman

Empires rise and empires fall — it's a seemingly unavoidable fact of life on Earth. But these superpowers reigned longer than any others. What can we learn from their missteps and achievements?

By Thorin Klosowski & Francisco Guzman

Carrying "high" means she's having a girl; "low" means a boy, says the old superstition. But is there any truth to it?

By Julia Layton & Francisco Guzman


Getting shot is not something anybody hopes will happen, but if it does, where is the best place to take a bullet? Find out what the experts think.

By Josh Clark & Francisco Guzman

When you know how to connect Bluetooth to your Dell laptop you'll get the most out of your electronics. So, how do you do it?

By Francisco Guzman

If you learn how to connect a webcam to your computer you'll be able to see family and friends in real time via your computer screen. Learn about how to connect a webcam to a computer in this article.

By Francisco Guzman

You see it every time smoke billows from your car's exhaust pipe. There's no denying that vehicles are major contributors to air pollution. But how much are they responsible for?

By Linda C. Brinson & Francisco Guzman


You've probably seen the calls from your buds "Scam Likely" or "Fraud Alert." So, what's the giveaway to your carrier that these callers are not legit?

By Francisco Guzman

LED light bulbs have taken over the market. But what are their pros and cons?

By Francisco Guzman

In this age of electronic communication, the art of letter writing has all but been lost, but the knowledge necessary to address an envelope is something we all should certainly possess.

By Francisco Guzman

More than 20 million mattresses fill up American landfills each year. Don't add even one more to the pile. Instead, find a more creative way to dispose of your old mattress.

By Danielle Fisher & Francisco Guzman


Posting an ad on Craigslist can help you sell a car or place your house on the market. Learn about how to post an ad on Craigslist in this article.

By Francisco Guzman

Would Norma Jeane Mortensen have been as popular as Marilyn Monroe was? Or Robyn Fenty as Rihanna? It's impossible to know, but these 50 celebs found fame under assumed names.

By Francisco Guzman

If you buy anything via a loan, like a house or car, the bank puts a lien on that property until it is paid off. But liens can also be placed on your property by other folks and without your consent, depending on circumstances.

By Francisco Guzman

If your air conditioner is causing your energy bills to rise, you might want to consider an alternative — a swamp cooler. That's if you live in a dry environment like the southwestern U.S. So, how do swamp coolers help you beat the heat?

By Chris Landers & Francisco Guzman